Ch.2 Prehistoric Art: Ancient Near East

Part II for Midterm 1 Slides
Female head (Inanna?), from Uruk, ca. 3200-3000 BCE. (Sumerian), ancient Near East
Statuettes from the Temple at Eshnunna, c. 2700 BCE, ancient Near East, Sumer
The Standard of Ur, from Royal Cemetery, Ur, ancient Near East, Sumer, ca. 2600-2400 BCE.
- Wood inlaid with shell, lapis lazuli, and red limestone
Bull-headed lyre from Royal Cemetery, 2600-2400 BCE. -ancient Near East (Sumerian)
Head of an Akkadian ruler, 2250-2200 BCE. ancient near East, (Akkadian)
Victory stele of Naram-Sin 2254-2218 BCE. ancient Near East, (Akkadian)
Ziggurat of Ur, Iraq, ca. 2100 BCE. ancient near East, Neo-Sumer
Seated statue of Gudea, ca. 2100 BCE. ancient Near East, Neo-sumerian
Stele with law code of Hammurabi 1780 BCE. (Babylonian)
Lion Gate - 1400 BCE. (Hittite)
Lamassu (winged, human-headed bull) ca. 720-705 BCE. ancient Near East (Assyrian)
Ashurbanipal hunting lions, relief from the North Palace of Ashurbanipal 645-640 BCE. ancient Near East (Assyrian)
Ishtar Gate - ca. 575 BCE. ancient Near East (Neo-Babylonian)
Palace of Darius I, Persepolis, ancient Near East ca. 521-465 BCE. (Persian)